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Toronto Poetry Slam: Featuring Jennifer Alicia Murrin

October 4, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Toronto Poetry Slam: Featuring Jennifer Alicia Murrin (FREE)
Friday, October 19

9pm — Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre, part of the Toronto International Festival of Authors

Back for the second time at the Festival, this high-energy poetry showcase features some of the city’s most engaging spoken-word artists. Presented in partnership with Toronto Poetry Project, this Toronto hit poetry slam is a competition in two rounds, judged by members of the audience.

Anyone is welcome to get up and perform for prizes, with the winner invited to read in next year’s Festival.

This event will be hosted by David Silverberg.


October 4, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Toronto International Festival of Authors


Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8 Canada
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